With the encouragement and support of my wife, Pat, I recently walked a marathon (42-195km) for the first time. This experience inspired the following palindromes, purportedly based on quotes collected progressively from a motley crew of international participants during another marathon.
"The Marathon in Palindromes,"
Word Ways: Vol. 33
, Article 9.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol33/iss4/9